Garden City, Finney Co., Kansas

Names: 
Garden City, Finney Co., Kansas
History: 

Many Volga German families settled in and around Garden City, Kansas. The development of the sugar beet industry in the early twentieth century drew many to the area.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families settled in and around Garden City:

Deines from Kratzke
Mai from Ährenfeld & Kratzke
Schreibvogel from Wittmann
Stenzel from Hussenbach

Notable Individuals: 
Resources: 

- Valley View Cemetery (FindAGrave.com)

Pre-Volga Origin

The Garden City Sugar Company constructed a sugar processing facility in Garden City in 1905. Many Volga Germans were drawn to the area to work in the sugarbeet industry. Source: Kansas State History Online.

Volga Colonies

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